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1918
World War I ends, Kaiser abdicates
1918-1919
Revolution
1919
Munich Raterepublik, Treaty of Versailles, foundation of Weimar Republic
1923
French occupation of the Ruhr, inflation, Beer Hall Putsch
1929
start of the Great Depression
1933
Hitler appointed Chancellor, enabling law
1934
Night of Long Knives, Hindenburg dies
1935
Nuremberg race laws
1936
Remilitarization of the Rhineland
1938
Anschluss with Austria; Sudeten crisis, Munich agreement; Reichskristallnacht
1939
outbreak of WWII
1940
conquest of France
1941
invasion of Russia
winter 1942-1943
Stalingrad, Alamein
1942
Wannsee Conference
1944
Allied invasion of Normandy, bomb plot
1945
end of WWII
1947
Marshall Plan announced
1948-49
Berlin airlift
1949
foundation of two German states
1953
uprising in East Berlin
1955
Federal Republic joins NATO
1961
Berlin Wall goes up
1963
Adenauer retires
1968
student revolution, suppression of Prague Spring
1969
Brandt becomes Chancellor
1982
Kohl becomes Chancellor
1989
Berlin Wall falls
1990
German reunification